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Branson to get Boeing going on biofuels

January 15, 2008
Posted in Transport

virgin-boeing.jpgVirgin Atlantic Airways plans to fly a Boeing 747 from London to Amsterdam on a mixture of biofuels (20 percent) and conventional jet fuel (80 percent) next month, Dow Jones reports.

A Virgin spokesman wouldn’t say what the biofuel would be made from or who would be making it. But he did reportedly say that the fuel would be sustainable and that it was not an oil that would compete with food.

No passengers will be on the flight, the report says.